French Pay-tv service provider Canal + partners Fénix to launch solar-powered TV in Benin

BENIN – Canal+ Benin, a subsidiary of the French group Canal + specialised in the distribution of pay-tv channels has partnered with domestic solar solutions supplier Fénix Benin, to distribute solar powered TV in Benin. In the program, the two companies will distribute solar home kits accompanied by decoders, Canal+ satellite dishes and a “special package.” The agreement will also enable the populations of this West African country to benefit from a one-year subscription to a Canal+ “special package” of 120 TV and radio channels. According to Fénix Benin Company,…

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Canal+ partners with satellite operator Eutelsat to launch DHT platform

ETHIOPIA – Vivendi-owned French operator Canal+ is set to launch Ethiopia’s first premium DTH platform at the beginning of 2021. The platform launch comes as a result of a deal signed between the operator and satellite operator Eutelsat. The deal is a multi-year, multi-transponder contract for Ku capacity on Eutelsat 7C. The satellite entered into service in January 2020 and is co-positioned with Eutelsat 7B at the 7° East position to form a two-satellite constellation. “We are delighted to launch our DTH pay-Tv offer in Ethiopia relying on the experience…

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